Podcast: Locked-down security or insecure productivity? Interview with Richard Jacobs of Sophos

The rapid change in the way people in business are using technology is becoming the biggest challenge for IT security managers. The demand for greater working flexibility in the business environment is making it increasingly difficult to keep the networks and data of organisations secure. Sophos CTO Richard Jacobs talks to ComputerWeekly’s Warwick Ashford about tackling the problem.

The rapid change in the way people in business are using technology is becoming the biggest challenge for IT security managers.

The demand for greater working flexibility in the business environment is making it increasingly difficult to keep the networks and data of organisations secure.

Sophos CTO Richard Jacobs talks to ComputerWeekly’s Warwick Ashford about tackling the problem.

Jacobs discusses the strengths and weaknesses of the various approaches that businesses are adopting.

Topics include: consumerisation of IT, flexible working, remote working, moofing, mobile workforce, wireless devices, mobile devices, security, business technology, Sophos, productivity, lock-down, lockdown, data protection, enforcement, security policy, computer usage policy, trusting your workforce, security awareness, corporate culture

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Podcast: Locked-down security or insecure productivity? Interview with Richard Jacobs of Sophos

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This was first published in September 2008

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